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Ash
Sussex
Currently exploring my love of food through outdoor cooking!
Interests: Food, the great outdoors, canoing, keeping my wife on side
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Thank you for your kind words, we hope that we can create a love for the outdoors in him. So far it seems to be working! Every time he seems a little stressed out we try to put him on our backs and head out for an hour or so and he seems to love it! The canoe trip is next for him, we both love to paddle and we are hoping he will do too!
A video of what we carry as a family for when we head out with our baby son to keep him happy, fed and comfortable in the great outdoors. Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2012 at Ash On The Fire
Dc Thanks for your comments! Things have been a little crazy the last few months with a new Job and a new baby! I have now quit the job to try and free up some time for life and my family so you should se some new posts shortly! Kind Regards Ash
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'I've done an Ironman' I said. 'I've done a 13 hour trail race' I said. 'Labour will be just like an endurance event, and I've done loads...I'll be fine' I said. I was right about only one thing. Giving birth is an endurance event. That's where the similarity to my... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2012 at Bodhi's path
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I was on TV the other night! Just before I started maternity leave, BBC Horizon came to film some of the research I was doing in my lab at the University of Brighton, for a programme called 'The Truth about exercise'. When Bodhi is older I can't wait to show... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2012 at Bodhi's path
During my 3 months on maternity leave, whilst out walking or jogging I have often had the chance to ponder how life has changed and how having Bodhi has reinforced and sometimes changed the things that are most important to me. Apologies for being soppy, but here are 5 of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 29, 2012 at Bodhi's path
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So it turns out that walking is the ultimate baby-friendly activity!! Its free, requires very little equipment, baby's love to sleep whilst out (which means mum and dad can actually have whole conversations with each other!!!), its great for your health (especially if you include a few big hills!) and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2012 at Bodhi's path
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Chino the wonder dog is fast asleep on the couch and dreaming of the next big meal of the created on Ashonthefire.com Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2012 at Ash On The Fire
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Hi and welcome to my blog. My name is Emma Ross and my inspiration for blogging is the birth of our first child, Bodhi Michael Ross on 3rd December 2011. I am a keen endurance runner and triathlete, and I have completed several marathons, ultra endurance races and an Ironman... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2012 at Bodhi's path
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Part II of the double Dutch oven roast chicken curry! Utilising the Dutch oven suspended over a fire from a tripod to create an amazing curry! Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2012 at Ash On The Fire
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Roast chicken curry is an amazing backcountry/ camp cooking dish. This post covers how to roast a whole, large chicken in a dutch oven in preperation for making a mouthwatering curry! Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2011 at Ash On The Fire
Foraging in Sussex: Hunter:Gather:Cook School 2011. via huntergathercook.typepad.com Just a quick link to Hunter Gather Cook's courses for next year that I will be helping out on! Continue reading
Reblogged Nov 11, 2011 at Ash On The Fire
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For those of you who have visited my blog before, you will know that I am a fan of good coffee. I have mainly been using pre-ground beans which give a good flavour but deteriorate quickly once opened, which is not good for trips lasting more than a day. A... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2011 at Ash On The Fire
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It's been a busy few weeks, for those of you whose day jobs include formulating annual operating plans I have felt your pain the last two weeks! This is the fourth year of doing one and yet it is still as stressful as ever! I am fortunate enough to have... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2011 at Ash On The Fire
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First off all I need to start with an apology, I am a blogger and I haven't blogged for 5 weeks! Just moved house and have been without the internet for 4 weeks! I blame BT, they blame me for not giving them 2 months notice! Metaphorically speaking I am... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2011 at Ash On The Fire
Jake Agreed! Wanted to try and get the chocolate fully melted as well as being able to all most "bake" them on the bbq. Do remember loving the crispy outside and the gooey inner core when we roasted them as kids! The Banana boat sounds good, my uncle did something similar with banna chocolate and rum! Ash
Toggle Commented Jun 27, 2011 on The English Try S'mores at Ash On The Fire
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So I am now back from my travels around Colorado, Utah and Nevada. It was one amazing trip; lots of micro brews, hiking and of course food! I have discovered the joys of adding hickory chips to my bbq to give meat a deep smokey flavour, something I will be... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2011 at Ash On The Fire
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I am fortunate enough to live close to the Cuckmere river and when I can I like to get out in the canoe and enjoy the sights. The challenge with all of my trips is that my coffee addiction has to come with me. Over the years I have tried... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2011 at Ash On The Fire
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May 17, 2011
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May 15, 2011
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Saturday night in the "Ash On The Fire" household is normally curry night. One of my favorite dishes is Thai Green Curry. So for this blog post I thought I would try cooking a thai curry on my Muurikka skillet. The skillet is basically a shallow disk of iron with... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2011 at Ash On The Fire
Ash is now following Andy Armstrong
May 12, 2011
Ash is now following Ben Cockwell
May 10, 2011
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My first post! Always tough to decide on where to start, but seeing as it is food related, the best place I reckon is breakfast! Something I am keen to try and do is to translate regular cook books to outdoor cooking. One of my favorite cook books for this... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2011 at Ash On The Fire